Highest Rated Titles With Dave Atkins


1. Big Jim and the Figaro Club (1979–1981)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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1950's set sitcom about Big Jim and his gang of builders, the Figaro Club, who are looking to enjoy life in their seaside town while avoiding work at all costs.

Stars: Bob Hoskins, Norman Rossington, David Beckett, Sylvester McCoy

Votes: 18

2. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Drunk (1995)

29 min | Comedy

8.8
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To celebrate getting back together again with Gary Dorothy cooks a meal but first Gary and Tony repair to the pub where landlord Les invites them to sample his guest ales. Inevitably the ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Caroline Quentin, Dave Atkins

Votes: 57

3. Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)
Episode: Chuffy (or, Jeeves in the Country) (1991)

TV-PG | 51 min | Comedy

8.7
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Jeeves gives notice when Bertie plans to continue his less-than-inspired horn playing during a country vacation. Chuffy rents Bertie a country cottage and hires Jeeves as his new ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Matthew Solon, Sharon Holm

Votes: 140

4. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama, poignancy and drunkenness. In series 1, the lads head to Germany seeking work, and... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Votes: 2,137

5. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004)
Episode: Bridging the Gap (2002)

Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Many years have passed since the lads completed the building job in Spain for Ally Fraser when all bar one of them are brought back together in Middlesborough for Oz's wake - but someone ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Tim Healy, Kevin Whately, Christopher Fairbank, Timothy Spall

Votes: 34

6. Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)

TV-PG | 55 min | Comedy

8.5
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Bertram Wooster, a well-intentioned, wealthy layabout, has a habit of getting himself into trouble and it's up to his brilliant valet, Jeeves, to get him out.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Robert Daws, Richard Dixon

Votes: 9,571

7. The Knock (1994–2000)

Crime, Action, Drama

8.5
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The Knock follows Her Majesty's Customs and Excise officers' lives and their efforts to hunt down the criminals trying to smuggle all sorts of contraband to the UK.

Stars: Steve Toussaint, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Enzo Squillino Jr., Andrew Dunn

Votes: 77

8. This Is David Lander (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Stars: Stephen Fry, Mark Arden, Frances Barber, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 41

9. Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)
Episode: The Mysterious Stranger (or, Kidnapped) (1991)

TV-PG | 49 min | Comedy

8.5
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Barmy has put together a group of alleged musicians to play in blackface at his aunt's 50th anniversary party. Pauline, in London, is alarmed because a man is following her, so Bertie is ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Matthew Solon, Sharon Holm

Votes: 119

10. Forever Green (1989–1992)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Jack Boult, a former rally driver, and his second wife Harriet, who used to be a nurse, move from the bustle of London to start a new life in a cottage in the Somerset countryside, together... See full summary »

Stars: Pauline Collins, John Alderton, Paola Dionisotti, Wendy van der Plank

Votes: 42

11. Paradise Postponed (1986)

569 min | Drama

8.4
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A clergyman, famous for his support of left-wing causes, dies - and surprises his family by leaving a great deal of money to a Conservative Member of Parliament. Why?

Stars: Annette Crosbie, Paul Shelley, Peter Egan, David Threlfall

Votes: 91

12. Past Caring (1985 TV Movie)

77 min | Drama

8.4
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67 year-old Victor is forced to move into an old people's home but he prefers to grow old disgracefully.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Emlyn Williams, Connie Booth, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 15

13. Bergerac (1981–1991)
Episode: Retirement Plan (1988)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Jim is summoned from Jersey to spend Christmas on the Costa Del Sol where a pair of small-time British crooks have tried to muscle in on Charlie's latest business venture. When Jim gets ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Louise Jameson, Nicholas Ball

Votes: 31

14. Press Gang (1989–1993)

30 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

Stars: Julia Sawalha, Dexter Fletcher, Paul Reynolds, Mmoloki Chrystie

Votes: 651

15. Big Deal (1984–1986)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Lighthearted drama series about Robby Box, a small-time London gambler, and his long-suffering family.

Stars: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Votes: 116

16. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Pornography (1995)

29 min | Comedy

8.3
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Dumped by Dorothy for her new boyfriend Jamie Gary is extremely depressed and the noisy love-making of Tony and his girlfriend Jill does not help. When Deborah and her new man invite ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Caroline Quentin, Allie Byrne

Votes: 46

17. The Sign of Four (1987 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 103 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.2
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The disappearance of a young woman's father and a mysterious note years later after the strange regular annual delivery of valuable pearls to her puts Sherlock Holmes on the case.

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Robin Hunter, Alf Joint

Votes: 2,391

18. Law & Order (1978– )

80 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Four-part drama series about the British juicidal system, dealing with an investigation presented from the perspectives of the police force, the criminal, the solicitor and the prison system.

Stars: Peter Dean, Derek Martin, Deirdre Costello, Billy Cornelius

Votes: 65

19. Muck and Brass (1982– )

50 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Mel Smith, Darien Angadi, Raymond Mason, James Faulkner

Votes: 28

20. Smashie and Nicey, the End of an Era (1994 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy

8.2
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A mockumentary, rockumentary featuring the spoof radio DJ's from Harry Enfield's sketch shows. Telling of their rise to fame, their influence on music history and fall from grace in a parody of real life radio presenters.

Director: Daniel Kleinman | Stars: Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Dave Atkins, Dan Travers

Votes: 79

21. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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British Police television series, which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s, starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police.

Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

Votes: 1,251

22. The Life Story of Baal (1978)

58 min | Drama

8.1
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German poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht never produced a fully revised version of Baal, his first play (1918), and so the text can be considered fair game for further work. Director ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Neil Johnston, Patti Love, Jeff Rawle, Nick Edmett

Votes: 10

23. They Came from Somewhere Else (1984– )

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.1
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The new town of Middleford is taken over by aliens. Not quite a sitcom or a sketch comedy but it fell somewhere in between.

Stars: Robin Driscoll, Tony Haase, Pete McCarthy, Rebecca Stevens

Votes: 18

24. The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )

Comedy

8.0
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A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.

Stars: Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Nigel Planer

Votes: 871

25. The Detectives (1993–1997)
Episode: Strangers in Paradise (1993)

29 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Cottam puts a band together for an investigation into gangland murder, Briggs gets a shock when a masked intruder confronts him with a kiss, and trying to listen into a secret meeting proves to be hard on the ears.

Director: Ed Bye | Stars: Jasper Carrott, Robert Powell, George Sewell, Barry Cryer

Votes: 16

26. The New Statesman (1987–1992)
Episode: The Party's Over (1991)

25 min | Comedy

8.0
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Major is securely belted in the driving seat of the Tory machine but despite the new leadership, Conservative fortunes are flagging - a severe economic crisis looms; the opinion polls predict the Party's imminent downfall.

Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Terence Alexander, Marsha Fitzalan

Votes: 25

27. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,188

28. The New Statesman (1987–1992)

70 min | Comedy

7.9
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In a parody of 1980s Conservatism, Rik Mayall is Alan B'Stard MP, the most machiavellian Tory of them all.

Stars: Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Marsha Fitzalan, Terence Alexander

Votes: 1,792

29. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Dreamhouse (1982)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Terry is hired to house-sit for the former sixties pop sensation Frankie Farrow whilst Frankie is appearing at a Las Vegas night-club. However after meeting Frankie's brother Derek he ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Richard Griffiths, Wanda Ventham

Votes: 32

30. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,343

31. Covington Cross (1992– )

60 min | Adventure, History

7.8
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A drama series set in fourteenth century England, about the Grey family, Sir Thomas Grey and his children, dealing with issues of the day.

Stars: Nigel Terry, Cherie Lunghi, James Faulkner, Jonathan Firth

Votes: 220

32. The Little World of Don Camillo (1981– )

Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Mario Adorf, Brian Blessed, Harry Fowler, Mark Lewis

Votes: 23

33. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Three Girlfriends (1995)

29 min | Comedy

7.8
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Whilst Gary wallows in the self pity of being dumped by Dorothy Tony has three girls on the go and has to work out a system to stop them meeting. For Father's Day Tony arranges for Gary's ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Neil Morrissey, Martin Clunes, Deborah Sheridan-Taylor, Caroline Quentin

Votes: 42

34. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)

45 min | Comedy

7.7
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Two early thirties best friends live together while having completely different personalities. While their girlfriends try to help them take on more responsibilities the boys seldom respond well and usually end up drinking together.

Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Quentin, Leslie Ash, Neil Morrissey

Votes: 5,681

35. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )

7.7
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Stars: Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves, John Shrapnel

Votes: 19

36. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Babies (1995)

29 min | Comedy

7.7
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Gary has a dream in which he and Dorothy are at the altar, both pregnant. After initial repulsion he starts to warm to the idea of being a father, buying a huge cuddly rabbit, but after ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Quentin, Leslie Ash, Neil Morrissey

Votes: 39

37. Comrades (1986)

183 min | Drama, History

7.6
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The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Keith Allen, Dave Atkins, Stephen Bateman, Katy Behean

Votes: 576

38. Hannay (1988–1989)

52 min | Drama

7.6
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Richard Hannay is a man of his times: an Edwardian gentleman and adventurer, a mining engineer from South Africa of Scottish origin, who lives by his own standards and wits, upholding a ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular, Gavin Richards, Jill Meager

Votes: 82

39. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Cleaning Lady (1994)

Comedy

7.6
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When Dorothy complains that the flat is a mess Gary hires attractive Portuguese Elena, who has a boyfriend back home but is still pursued by Gary. Tony loses his job at the pub to Les's ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Neil Morrissey, Martin Clunes, Dave Atkins, Caroline Quentin

Votes: 42

40. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: I'll Never Forget Whats'ername (1993)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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The Winchester is about to take part in a quiz against a rival pub and Arthur picks Marty 'Brains' Goldblum, a man with an encyclopaedic general knowledge, for the home team. Unfortunately ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark | Stars: George Cole, Gary Webster, Glynn Edwards, Nicholas Day

Votes: 14

41. Rockliffe's Babies (1987– )
Episode: It's All Happening (1987)

Crime, Drama

7.6
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Rockliffe complains about the workload. There are drug dealers, muggers, rapists, murderers, thieves and con-men. What could turn up next?

Director: Jeremy Ancock | Stars: Ian Hogg, Edward Wilson, John Blakey, Alphonsia Emmanuel

Votes: 12

42. The Detectives (1993–1997)

50 min | Comedy, Crime

7.5
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In the never ending, high tech war against crime, Detective Constables Bob Louis and David Briggs are the Scud missiles of the police arsenal of intuition, hunches and inspired guesses... ... See full summary »

Stars: Jasper Carrott, Robert Powell, George Sewell, Frank Windsor

Votes: 898

43. Alas Smith & Jones (1984–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.

Stars: Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Sarah Alexander

Votes: 991

44. The Kenny Everett Television Show (1981–1988)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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Zany antics and sketches by the anarchic camp comic.

Stars: Kenny Everett, Cleo Rocos, Sheila Steafel, Andrie Reid

Votes: 384

45. Gone to the Dogs (1991– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Harry Enfield, Warren Clarke

Votes: 12

46. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: The Speaker of Mandarin: Part One (1992)

140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Having attended a police conference in China Wexford joins a group of British tourists in Hong Kong including former barrister Adam Knighton and his wife Adela, not the most loving of ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Virginia McKenna, Patrick Drury

Votes: 16

47. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 4,794 | Gross: $1.65M

48. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Lovers (1994)

Comedy

7.4
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Gary feels inadequate when he learns that not only Tony - but even George - has had more sex partners than he has but in the pub quiz he tells Dorothy he has had fifty. She is not convinced... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Dave Atkins, Caroline Quentin

Votes: 38

49. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Weekend (1994)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Dorothy and Gary go for a romantic weekend at a country hotel and get on famously - until they write down and swap their idea of the perfect sexual fantasy. Jealous that Deborah is going ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Neil Morrissey, Martin Clunes, Caroline Quentin, Dave Atkins

Votes: 38

50. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Joanna Dunham, Susan Travers

Votes: 160

51. Mr. Love (1985)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy

7.3
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An elderly mild-mannered gardener becomes a lovable legend in his town for his talent to romantically please every woman that fancies him.

Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: Barry Jackson, Maurice Denham, Margaret Tyzack, Linda Marlowe

Votes: 74 | Gross: $0.00M

52. Horse in the House (1977– )

30 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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Children's TV-show about kids who attempt to hide their horse, called Orbit, in the main larder in the third east wing of their country mansion, seeing as mum and dad wants to sell the horse to an Arab oil billionaire.

Stars: Kim McDonald, Alison Glennie, Pete Postlethwaite, Dougal Rose

Votes: 10

53. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Drag Act (1978)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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A daring gang of cold-blooded thieves make off with lorries carrying brandy on two separate occasions, killing a driver and injuring a policeman. The Sweeney are made to look a laughing ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Kate Fahy, Albert Welling

Votes: 37

54. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Gary and Tony (1992)

24 min | Comedy

7.3
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Dermot has moved out of the flat, so Gary starts searching for a new flatmate.

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Leslie Ash, Caroline Quentin

Votes: 38

55. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: The Firm (1989)

70 min | Drama

7.3
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This is the story of rival "Firms" of football supporters, and how one man has a wish to team them up for the European Championships of 1988. However, when this is discussed, the opposing ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Gary Oldman, Lesley Manville, Phil Davis, Andrew Wilde

Votes: 2,631

56. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Troublesome Twelve Inch (1992)

Comedy

7.3
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Gary slightly overdoes the security precautions when sending George and Anthea to withdraw some money in full riot gear. He also learns from Tony that some of his vinyl records might be ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Leslie Ash, Caroline Quentin

Votes: 34

57. Shine on Harvey Moon (1982–1995)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Upon being demobbed RAF serviceman Harvey Moon, played by Kenneth Cranham, returns home and finds his family involved in various troubles. His wife Rita, played by Maggie Steed, is not ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Spriggs, Maggie Steed, Linda Robson, Lee Whitlock

Votes: 102

58. P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982 TV Movie)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

7.2
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The plot of one of the early Channel Four films is sweet and simple. Boy likes girl at school, but is too embarrassed to confront her. Alan relates everything to a running cricket ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: John Albasiny, Alison Steadman, Abigail Cruttenden, Maurice Dee

Votes: 611

59. Dramarama (1983–1989)

Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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A series of plays for children which featured the supernatural frequently and science fiction occasionally.

Stars: Denyse Alexander, Ian Kirkby, Christopher Biggins, Bill Wallis

Votes: 79

60. Gems (1985–1988)

7.2
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Stars: Jonty Miller, Cornelius Garrett, Margo Cunningham, Anjela Belli

Votes: 19

61. Wycliffe (1994– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Set in Cornwall, Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe, who works along with his colleagues DI Doug Kersey and DI Lucy Lane, investigates murder cases with his trademark determination and clinical accuracy.

Stars: Jack Shepherd, Helen Masters, Jimmy Yuill, Tim Wylton

Votes: 335

62. Truckers (1987– )

50 min

7.1
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Comedy Drama about a Northern Haulage Firm struggling in the recession hit 1980's in the UK.

Stars: James Hazeldine, Julie Shipley, Caroline Ryder, Daragh O'Malley

Votes: 21

63. Hellraiser (1987)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

7.0
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An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Votes: 83,024 | Gross: $14.56M

64. London's Burning (1988–2002)

50 min | Drama

7.0
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The lives of firefighters at Blackwall Fire Station.

Stars: Glen Murphy, Richard Walsh, Ben Onwukwe, Shirley Greenwood

Votes: 409

65. Ball-Trap on the Cote Sauvage (1989 TV Movie)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Joe and Sarah Marriot is a pair of European campers who have pitched their tent for a little R & R at a campsite in France. The other families that have come to the site on holiday provide ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Jack Shepherd, Zoë Wanamaker, Katerina Hadjimatheou, Jamie Groves

Votes: 77

66. Caleb Williams (1980– )

284 min | Adventure

7.0
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Stars: Mick Ford, Günther Maria Halmer, Chrissie Cotterill, Jacques Maury

Votes: 23

67. Rockliffe's Babies (1987– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Series featuring the tough and experienced Det. Sgt. Alan Rockcliffe, and his squad of young and enthusiastic plain-clothes PCs.

Stars: Ian Hogg, Joe McGann, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Bill Champion

Votes: 55

68. Northern Lights (2006– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Colin and Howie are constantly feuding best friends who marry sisters Jackie and Pauling turning them into brothers-in-law. Can their relationships survive their feuding as it seems they will stop and nothing to outdo each other.

Stars: Robson Green, Mark Benton, Nicola Stephenson, Sian Reeves

Votes: 94

69. Finney (1994– )

60 min

6.9
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"Finney" begins with the murder of the patriarch of a criminal family, Patrick "Tucker" Finney. Who killed him? There are plenty of suspects - from his compulsive gambler and drug addict ... See full summary »

Stars: David Morrissey, Christopher Fairbank, Lynn Farleigh, Melanie Hill

Votes: 31

70. Northern Lights (2006– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2006)

46 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The two friends talk about starting a new company together--until Howard gets an offer to return to his old job. As Howie gets back behind the wheel of his company car, Colin finds a gig driving a taxi.

Stars: Robson Green, Mark Benton, Nicola Stephenson, Sian Reeves

Votes: 8

71. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.

Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

Votes: 910

72. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.

Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson

Votes: 231

73. The Advocate (1993)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.8
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In medieval France, young lawyer Richard Courtois leaves Paris for the simpler life in the country. However, he is soon drawn into amorous and political intrigues. At the same time, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Megahey | Stars: Colin Firth, Amina Annabi, Jim Carter, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 1,663 | Gross: $0.67M

74. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

6.8
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Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 62

75. Singleton's Pluck (1984)

PG | 89 min | Comedy

6.8
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A farmer becomes an unintentional celebrity when, because of a strike, he has to walk his five thousand geese, one hundred miles to market.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Ian Holm, Penelope Wilton, Bill Owen, Richard Hope

Votes: 85

76. The Upper Hand (1990–1996)
Episode: Caroline's First Fight (1990)

Comedy

6.8
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Caroline and Charlie have to chase after the children who have run away to Charlie's former London estate, due to disagreements about their behaviour. But Caroline's fish out of water status leaves her ending up the naughty one.

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Joe McGann, Diana Weston, Honor Blackman, Kellie Bright

Votes: 5

77. Boon (1986–1992)
Episode: Full Circle (1986)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Boon's market-garden is desolated. Meanwhile, Harry goes from strength to strength. On the verge of buying a new hotel, Harry over-reaches himself - with tragic results for all concerned.

Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Rachel Davies, Joan Scott

Votes: 5

78. Wycliffe (1994– )
Episode: Last Judgement (1996)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Magistrate George Pender's body is found hanged in woods but Wycliffe does not believe it was suicide. Disgruntled fisherman Jimmy Yates, whose wife left him after Pender jailed him, is a ... See full summary »

Director: John Glenister | Stars: Dave Atkins, Jimmy Yuill, Jack Shepherd, Lee Woods

Votes: 13

79. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: No Strings (1992)

54 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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An Irish rock group staying with Jane has their money stolen by the event organizer along with a priceless Celtic harp.

Director: Peter Barber-Fleming | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury

Votes: 34

80. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Sex & Violence (1992)

Comedy

6.8
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During a squash game Gary catches Dorothy with another man. Later Dermot invites Deborah to a romantic dinner.

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Harry Enfield, Martin Clunes, Leslie Ash, Caroline Quentin

Votes: 37

81. The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )
Episode: The Yob (1988)

52 min | Comedy

6.8
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Patrick is a director of avant-garde music videos. Whilst at a UB40 concert he walks into what he believes to be a portable toilet but is actually a matter transportation pod being used for... See full summary »

Director: Ian Emes | Stars: Keith Allen, Antonio, Dave Atkins, Deborah Benson

Votes: 79

82. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

6.7
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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 97

83. The Upper Hand (1990–1996)

25 min | Comedy

6.7
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British version of the US TV show 'Who's The Boss?'

Stars: Diana Weston, Honor Blackman, Joe McGann, William Puttock

Votes: 289

84. The Odd Job (1978)

87 min | Comedy

6.6
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Arthur Harris is a happily married man who returns from his job to discover that his wife, Fiona, is leaving him. Devastated he gets really drunk and tries to commit suicide. After a few ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Graham Chapman, David Jason, Diana Quick, Simon Williams

Votes: 188

85. Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985 TV Movie)

135 min | Drama, War

6.6
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The story of Helmut and Karl Hoffmann. Both come of age at the start of Hitler's power in Germany. Helmut joins the SS and eventually becomes a successful flag rank officer. Karl joins the ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: John Shea, Bill Nighy, Lucy Gutteridge, David Warner

Votes: 566

86. Spatz (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.5
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A teen comedy show about life in a fast food restaurant.

Stars: Vas Blackwood, Paul Michael, Jonathan Copestake, Joe Greco

Votes: 84

87. Happy Ever After (1974–1979)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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Stars: Terry Scott, June Whitfield, Beryl Cooke, Caroline Whitaker

Votes: 32

88. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Alarms and Setbacks (1992)

Comedy

6.5
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While Dermot is trying to get Dorothy back together with Gary, Gary is trying to impress Deborah with a new burglar alarm.

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Harry Enfield, Martin Clunes, Leslie Ash, Caroline Quentin

Votes: 39

89. Plunkett & Macleane (1999)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.4
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Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of ... See full summary »

Director: Jake Scott | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller, Iain Robertson, Ken Stott

Votes: 8,903 | Gross: $0.47M

90. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen. Harry retires and opens a hotel (The Grand Hotel), with Ken as a temporary odd-job man. During the seven seasons (1986-1992), Ken... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 532

91. Personal Services (1987)

R | 105 min | Comedy

6.4
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The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne.

Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Julie Walters, Alec McCowen, Shirley Stelfox, Danny Schiller

Votes: 1,030 | Gross: $1.74M

92. Britannia Hospital (1982)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Mick Travis is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. It's the day when Her Royal Highness is ... See full summary »

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt

Votes: 1,900

93. London Kills Me (1991)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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For want of a nail a shoe was lost, for want of a shoe... a young man's life is almost lost, which is exactly what this film is all about: a man barely twenty who wants desperately to pull ... See full summary »

Director: Hanif Kureishi | Stars: Justin Chadwick, Steven Mackintosh, Fiona Shaw, Brad Dourif

Votes: 491 | Gross: $0.17M

94. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Rough in the Afternoon (1984)

52 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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Litten allows a man to take a car from the police impound that does not belong to him. Meanwhile, Carver and Edwards attend a domestic dispute that revolves around a custody battle.

Director: Christopher Hodson | Stars: John Salthouse, Eric Richard, Trudie Goodwin, Colin Blumenau

Votes: 14

95. Les Girls (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

5.4
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Comedy set in a modelling agency, Maggie's Models.

Stars: Debby Bishop, Rachel Fielding, Janet McTeer, Sadie Frost

Votes: 9

96. The Last Seduction II (1999)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.4
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Femme fatal/con artist Bridget Gregory travels to Barcelona and targets another businessman to scam him of his money while a relentless private investigator tries to track her down.

Director: Terry Marcel | Stars: Joan Severance, Con O'Neill, Beth Goddard, Dean Williamson

Votes: 367

97. Sidney's Chair (1995)

21 min | Short

4.3
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Director: Roberto Bangura | Stars: Dee Anderson, Dave Atkins, Ricci Beevas, James Bentley

Votes: 6

98. Frontiers (1996– )

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Stars: Kevin McNally, Peter Howitt, Simon Kunz, Clare Holman

99. Bookmark (1983– )

50 min | Biography

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A look at the world of books and writers.

Stars: David Troughton, Simon Winchester, Maureen Lipman, Patricia Routledge

100. Hard Cases (1988– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Eric Deacon, Barry Jackson, June Barrie, Gerrard McArthur